Comments submitted to the U.S. Trade Representative for the 2019 G.S.P. Country Practice Review of South Africa

On November 19, 2019, the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) announced a review of South Africa’s eligibility for Generalized System of Preferences benefits. USTR was acting on a petition filed by the International Intellectual Property Alliance, which has concerns over South Africa’s Copyright Amendment Bill. Below is a sample of comments filed by Members of the User Rights Network. All public comments will be made available on

Comments from USer Rights Network Members and Groups:

Comments from Industry Associations